• People are calling for a Beyoncé boycott after her Super Bowl song sent a harsh message to the police

    Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance of her new song "Formation" was met with acclaim...

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  • Song Premiere: Hundred Handed Debuts ‘She Was the One’

    Drummer Drew Langan grew up in Lakewood, Calif. on classic rock, and learned to play the drums to Led Zeppelin’s version of the blues classic “When the Levee Breaks.” And bass guitarist Matt Black, from Detroit, was influenced by Metallica, The Beatles and Aerosmith. The band will be releasing…

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    Pokey Song - Will Sprott

    Who's going to pass on something called "Pokey Song"? Nobody that's who. If you pressed play then you're one of the wise ones. Will Sprott's massive talent is illuminated here when he uses "hanky panky", "okey dokey", and "hokey pokey" in the same song and it actually works. As ridiculous as this…

  • Do the Grammys Have a Rap Problem?

    Kanye West has amassed 21 Grammys. At a concert in Phoenix in December 2013, four days after that year’s Grammy nominations were announced, West blasted the Grammys as part of a 20-minute monologue/rant. “So, when the Grammy nominations come out and Yeezus is [one of] the top one or two albums on…

    Paul Grein
  • Beyoncé once rejected a Coldplay song by telling Chris Martin it was 'awful'

    Beyoncé may love Coldplay's "Yellow" and agreed to sing with the band for the...

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  • PREMIERE: British Producer Loom Brings Emotion to the Rave With “Dyed Black Hair”

    Loom's fantastic 'European Heartache' EP is out this week. The post PREMIERE: British Producer Loom Brings Emotion to the Rave With “Dyed Black Hair” appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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  • Rogue Wave – “What Is Left To Solve” (Stereogum Premiere)

    Now led by Zach Rogue, his longtime bandmate Pat Spurgeon, pop-minded indie rock veterans Rogue Wave are set to release their sixth album Delusions Of Grand Fur this spring. Lead single "What Is Left To Solve?" reverberates with a sense of urgency thanks to a fast bass line and steady drums. It's a…

  • Shonen Knife – “Jump Into The New World” (Stereogum Premiere)

    Shonen Knife have been around so long that when they gained widespread popularity as an opener for Nirvana in 1993, they had already been a band for more than a decade. Embarking on their 35th year together by announcing their 16th studio album, the Japanese trio continues to deliver their…

  • Adele officially best-selling artist of 2015

    Adele, who broke records with her song "Hello" and latest album "25," was officially the biggest artist of 2015. Global music industry body IFPI said that the British ballad singer was the top-selling musical act last year based on worldwide sales of recordings. Adele achieved the feat for the full…

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  • Music Tech: 4 Cool Gadgets for Guitar Players

    If you're trying to get better at guitar or starting to record, here are some handy gadgets to help you along.

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  • Coldplay's Latest Video Criticized for Portrayal of India

    British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images

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  • Elle King Just Got Engaged

    "Fergie asked me to marry him on a sailboat under the Golden Gate Bridge. I said yes."

  • What’s That Song From The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial?

    Budweiser's Clydesdale horses are back for another Super Bowl commercial, backed by a great music choice. The post What’s That Song From The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial? appeared first on Pigeons & Planes.

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    Verona (live at Engine Works) - Geographer

    Geographer are a three-piece indie-electro band who combine awesome synth sounds with haunting melodies and raw, emotional power. The trio finds a beautiful balance here in soft, stripped-down, "Verona." This performance, filmed live at the Engine Works, is one of many great songs in their…

  • Sam Hunt: Playing Super Bowl blends love for music, sports

    As a kid, Sam Hunt dreamt of playing in the Super Bowl. The Grammy-nominated country singer performed at the Super Bowl 50 Tailgate Party and said he loved combining his two favorite worlds Sunday. ''I love how the NFL and NCAA ... (and) football has incorporated music (and) entertainment into…

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